People with diabetes

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How does the cost of diabetes affect me and my family?

People with diabetes incur medical costs that can range anywhere from 2 to 5 times greater than people living without diabetes. The extent to which they have to bear these costs or a proportion of them themselves will depend upon the health system where they live and receive care.

Refugee report: Living with diabetes in war

Diabetes can be difficult in normal situations, but it becomes a real challenge during war. War deeply affects the lives of people with diabetes.

For all types of diabetes, one common goal: healthy eating

In the following headlines, diabetes is mentioned, but what type is being discussed exactly? Given that there are different types of diabetes, how does the general public understand the difference when no distinction is made?

Hypoglycaemia, a global cause for concern

Hypoglycaemia in diabetes is often considered to be relevant only to those with type 1 diabetes T1D. Evidence has long been available that hypoglycaemia occurs in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) using sulphonylureas.

Having fun in a safe and educational environment

Worldwide, thousands of children living with type 1 diabetes participate in residential and day camps giving them the opportunity to fulfill a recreational, educational, and social need. Camp provides a safe and productive framework to manage diabetes in a fun and active environment. Successful diabetes camps are built upon solid diabetes education and management, qualified medical staff and purposeful camp activities.

Apoyo para soportar los altibajos de la vida universitaria en los EEUU

Equilibrar los rigores de la vida universitaria y la diabetes tipo 1 puede resultar difícil si no se cuenta con el apoyo adecuado. Es emocionante lograr dar el paso desde la vida en el hogar hacia la nueva independencia durante la universidad, pero, cuando se tiene diabetes tipo 1, también exige el compromiso de dar prioridad a la salud y al bienestar.

Soutenir les hauts et les bas de la vie estudiantine

Mettre en équilibre les exigences de la vie estudiantine et du diabète de type 1 peut être difficile sans un soutien adéquat. De même, réussir la transition entre la vie familiale et l'indépendance nouvelle qu'offre l'université est un défi excitant mais qui exige également de donner la priorité à la santé et au bien-être avec le diabète de type 1.

Les voix du diabète : quel est votre plus grand supporter ?

La gestion du diabète de type 1 et de type 2 est une tâche complexe, souvent difficile et qui demande du temps. Le burnout lié au diabète est un symptôme courant, de nombreuses personnes se sentant submergées et vaincues par le diabète, de même que frustrées par le fardeau que représente l'autogestion.

WDC 2015: Triumphing over complexity and flourishing with diabetes

 

Supporting the highs and lows of college life - interview with Christina Roth

Balancing the rigours of college life and type 1 diabetes can be tough without adequate support. Making a successful transition from home life to new independence at college is exciting but also requires a commitment to prioritize health and well-being with type 1 diabetes. Challenges may include barriers to access for medicine or healthcare services and emotional isolation.

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